Lescheroux

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Lescheroux
Lescheroux is located in France
Lescheroux
Lescheroux
Coordinates: 46°24′27″N 5°08′50″E / 46.4075°N 5.1472°E / 46.4075; 5.1472Coordinates: 46°24′27″N 5°08′50″E / 46.4075°N 5.1472°E / 46.4075; 5.1472
Country France
Region Rhône-Alpes
Department Ain
Arrondissement Bourg-en-Bresse
Canton Saint-Trivier-de-Courtes
Intercommunality Saint-Trivier-de-Courtes
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Armel Morel
Area1 20.05 km2 (7.74 sq mi)
Population (2008)2 695
 • Density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 01212 / 01560
Elevation 182–223 m (597–732 ft)
(avg. 210 m or 690 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Lescheroux is a commune in the Ain department in eastern France.

Geography[edit]

The Sâne Vive has its source in the commune; it crosses the village and forms part of the commune's northern border.

The Sâne Morte forms part of the commune's northeastern border.

The Reyssouze flows northwest through the southwestern part of the commune.

Population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1962 660 —    
1968 593 −10.2%
1975 526 −11.3%
1982 504 −4.2%
1990 527 +4.6%
1999 597 +13.3%
2008 695 +16.4%

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